Country size comparison
Western Sahara is about 3.2 times bigger than Austria.
Austria is approximately 83,871 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 217% larger than Austria. Meanwhile, the population of Austria is ~8.9 million people (8.3 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).
This to-scale comparison of Austria vs. Western Sahara uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.